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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Georgia Bovell Correspondence MSS.3169

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

November 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-02-07T14:06-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Georgia Bovell Correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.3169

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1884-1889

Abstract:

Letters to and from Georgia Bovell during the 1880s. Georgia, a young teacher in Illinois corresponds with family and friends as she tries to find a position and settle down. Her friends, also teachers, share their experiences in the school room.

Preferred Citation:

Georgia Bovell Correspondence, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains thirty-two letters to and from Georgia Bovell during the 1880s. Georgia, a young teacher in Illinois corresponds with family and friends as she tries to find a position and settle down. Her friends, also teachers, share their experiences in the school room. These letters provide insight into the everyday lives of young American women between 1884 and 1889.

Access Restrictions:

None

Outgoing Correspondence

Scope and Contents note

This series contains letter from George to various family members.

Components in Detail

Letters to Mollie Bovell, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.1

Letter to Ma and all the Folks, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.1

Incoming Correspondence

Scope and Contents note

Letters in this series are arranged by correspondent and then chronologically.

Components in Detail

Hugh L. Bovell Letters, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Ida Bovell Letters, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Loucille Bovell Letter, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Frank P. Cabbage Letter, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Kittie McIntyre Letters, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Hattie Riddle Letters, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Dick Stowers Letter, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Lizzie Warren Letters Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Sallie Vanse Letter Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Letter from Alice Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Letter from Carrie Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

Letter from Jim Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2

S. J. Bovell Letter to General J. H. Vance, Box SC0053 Folder 3169.2